Information about prostitution laws in Bahamas
Prostitution: Prostitution is Illegal
Brothels: Brothels are Illegal
Pimping: Pimping is Illegal
"Prostitution is illegal and was not a widespread problem. There are no laws specifically addressing sex tourism. Police officials acknowledged that sex entertainment was a developing industry but did not consider sex tourism a problem...
On November 26, parliament passed legislation specifically addressing trafficking in persons for the first time. The law also prohibits prostitution and the procurement of persons for purposes of prostitution either in or outside the country by force, threats, intimidation, or the administering of drugs. The maximum penalty for trafficking in persons is life imprisonment."
US Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, "2008 Human Rights Report: Bahamas," www.state.gov, Feb. 25, 2009
The population of Bahamas is 309156